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[movies]Other Minds Festival 14: Panel Discussion 3 - Other Minds
The third and final concert of OM 14 was held on March 7, 2009. The program began with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the evening’s featured composers and performers John Schneider, Michael Harrison, Chinary Ung, and Chico Mello. Different tuning systems were discussed with Schneider and Harrison demonstrating two of them while also making the prediction that future composers will be quite comfortable working with a variety ...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Music; New Music; Microtonal Music
Downloads: 170
[movies]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion 3 - Other Minds
The third night of the 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with the composers whose works were to be featured in that night’s concert, which was held on March 6, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were, Gyan Riley, who is known for his guitar playing as well as composing, minimalist composer Tom Johnson, and violinist, composer, and indy rock personality Carla Kihlstedt...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 15; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music; Music; Composition; Minimal Music
Downloads: 304
[movies]Other Minds Presents: Rudhyar In Retrospect: Concert Two, Crisis & Overcoming - Other Minds
On September, 29, 2010, at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley, CA, Other Minds presented the second of two concerts dedicated to the music of composer, author, astrologer, painter, and philosopher, Dane Rudhyar. A true Renaissance man, Dane Rudhyar was born in Paris France in 1895, studied briefly at the Paris Conservatoire, and published his first musical compositions, as well as a book on Claude Debussy, by 1913...
Keywords: Other Minds; Dane Rudhyar; Music; New Music; Chamber Music; 20th Century Classical; String Quartets
Downloads: 886
[audio]Other Minds Presents: Henry Cowell: The Whole World of Music, Concert Two - Other Minds
On November 13, 2009, at the Presidio Chapel in San Francisco, CA, Other Minds presented the second of two concerts dedicated to the music of Henry Cowell. Born in Menlo Park in 1897, Cowell began his musical career as a concert pianist, and is perhaps best known for pioneering such “ultramodern” performance techniques as “tone clusters,” in which the arms are used to play a number of notes simultaneously, and the direct manipulation of the strings of the piano, in a manner that presaged...
Keywords: Other Minds; Henry Cowell; Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music
Downloads: 171
[movies]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion 1 - Other Minds
The 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the first night’s concert, held on March 4, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage was, Clemens Merkel, first violinist of the Quatuor Bozzini, Swiss composer Jürg Frey, and vocalist and composer Lisa Bielawa. Frey describes the inspiration and structure of the minimal, microtonal composition which was to be heard later in the evening, while Clem...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 15; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music
Downloads: 221
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 1, Concert 1: “Early That Summer” by Julia Wolfe - Other Minds
The first concert of the very first Other Minds Festival of New Music, held in San Francisco on November 4, 1993, included this string quartet by the then relatively unknown composer Julia Wolfe. Although Ms. Wolfe has gone on to a successful career as a composer, whose works have been performed by a wide variety of notable orchestras and ensembles, and as co-founder of the famous Bang-On-A-Can Festival in New York City, she still reportedly fondly remembers when, after this performance of her ...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 1; Music; New Music; Julia Wolfe; 20th Century Classical; Chamber Music; Alyeska Quartet
Downloads: 79
[movies]Other Minds Presents: Charles Amirkhanian talks with film director Frank Scheffer - Other Minds
In a brief and informal interview, Charles Amirkhanian talks with Dutch filmmaker Frank Scheffer about his most recent film “Edgard Varèse: The One All Alone,” which had it’s U. S. premier in San Francisco on April 19, 2010, as part of a fundraiser for Other Minds. Scheffer reminisces about his first trip to San Francisco in 1980, when he was one of the few people able to interview director Francis Ford Coppola about the future of cinema...
Keywords: Other Minds; Interview; Frank Scheffer; Avant-Garde; Motion picture directors
Downloads: 253
[movies]New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 3, Ruth Crawford and her Milieu (video) - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 272
[audio]New Music Seance 2008 : Reflections on Ruth Crawford with Judith Tick - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Ruth Crawford; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 66
[movies]Other Minds Festival 14: Panel Discussion 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of OM 14 was held on March 6, 2009. The program began with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the evening’s featured composers Dobromiła Jaskot, Catherine Lamb, Linda Catlin Smith, and Chico Mello. Jaskot discusses the spatial qualities of her music and address the question if it is distinctly Polish in nature. Lamb then talks about her particular interest in different timbres and the pleasure of composing lo...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music; Music
Downloads: 157
[audio]Other Minds Presents: A civil rights reader: for strings, laptop, and DJ - Other Minds
Full of energy and passion, the spirited Del Sol String Quartet reunite with Daniel Bernard Roumain (whose “String Quartet No. 4” they premiered at Other Minds 11 in March 2005) for an evening of cutting edge music-making. Daniel Bernard Roumain is a pioneer in new forms, as he marries the instrumentation of string quartet with electric violin, laptop, and a Hip-Hop turntablist. This first-ever presentation of all four of his works for the quartet medium celebrates iconic figures of American...
Keywords: Other Minds; Daniel Bernard Roumain; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Music; New Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion
Downloads: 134
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
OM 14 got started with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the Bent Sørensen, Chinary Ung, and Ben Johnson, whose works were to be heard during the first concert, held on March 5, 2009. Sørensen discusses how he has incorporated aspects from one of his operas into two of his more recent compositions as well as commenting on the challenges of writing for a piano trio...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Microtonal Music; Art Songs; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 338
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 - Other Minds
The third and final concert of OM 14 was held on March 7, 2009. The program began with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the evening’s featured composers and performers John Schneider, Michael Harrison, Chinary Ung, and Chico Mello. Different tuning systems were discussed with Schneider and Harrison demonstrating two of them while also making the prediction that future composers will be quite comfortable in working with a varie...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Avant-Garde; Microtonal Music; Folk Music; World Music
Downloads: 265
[audio]New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 2, Deep River of Dreams - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 141
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 17: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of the 17th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 17) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the night’s concert, held on March 2, 2012. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian was Harold Budd, Gloria Coates, Ikue Mori, and Tyshawn Sorey. Harold Budd talks about his early career, starting with a military band about 50 years ago and then his growing interest in jazz...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 17; Music; Panel Discussion; Electronic music; Improvisation; New Music; Jazz; Chamber Music
Downloads: 131
[audio]Other Minds Festival 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 - Other Minds
As always, the third concert of the 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16), held on March 5, 2011, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured composers, Jason Moran, Louis Andriessen, and Kyle Gann. Moran begins the discussion with a description of how his latest work was inspired by an old LP about African American slang and his own interest in contemporary jazz slang...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 16; Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion; 21st Century Classical; Jazz
Downloads: 189
[movies]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion 2 - Other Minds
The second night of the 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in that night’s concert, held on March 5, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were, the electro-acoustic composer Natasha Barrett, Polish composer Paweł Mykietyn, and jazz legends Kidd Jordan and Warren Smith. Barrett describes how she blends, carefully, spatially placed natural sounds, spoken monologues, and electronic music,...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 15; New Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Electro-Acoustic; Electronic; Jazz
Downloads: 295
[movies]Other Minds Festival 14: Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of OM 14 was held on March 6, 2009, and it included: Hannah Hannah, or to be precise Ophiphagus Hannah, is a royal variety of the cobra. This composition presents several images of her: from sounds that replicate hissing and biting, and further analogies, to slithery rippling and connotations of submissiveness, to sounds of singing instruments. The cobra is the main character, creating her own images, as if surrounded by fun house mirrors, which deform and at times obscure the...
Keywords: Other Minds; OM 14; Other Minds Festival of New Music; Music; New Music
Downloads: 255
[audio]Other MInds New Music Seance II: Concert II - other minds
Concert II: The Immovable Do [5:30pm] Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2007 New Music Seance Concerts featured five hours of hypnotic solo piano music performed by Sarah Cahill, or on the eerily disembodied Yamaha Disklavier, with additional spirit raising interludes by the Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmerman violin-piano duo. Held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San ...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Concerts; New Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 943
[audio]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second night of the 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in that night’s concert, held on March 5, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were, the electro-acoustic composer Natasha Barrett, Polish composer Paweł Mykietyn, and jazz legends Kidd Jordan and Warren Smith. Barrett describes how she blends, carefully, spatially placed natural sounds, spoken monologues, and electronic music,...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 15; Music; New Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion
Downloads: 160
[audio]Other Minds Presents: Preview event for Rhys Chatham’s “A Secret Rose” - Other Minds
Recorded on June 7, 2013 at The LAB in San Francisco, Other Minds presents a preview event for its upcoming presentation of Rhys Chatham’s “A Secret Rose,” a piece for 100 guitars. During this event Rhys Chatham introduces two of his earlier compositions for multiple electric guitars, electric bass, and drums. In his introduction for the first work, an excerpt of “Guitar Trio,” Chatham tells how in the 1970s he was interested in minimalism but after hearing the band The Ramones perform...
Keywords: Other Minds Presents: A Secret Rose; Rhys Chatham; G3; G100; Interview; Rock music; Popular music; Noise music
Downloads: 182
[audio]Other Minds Festival 16: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
The 16th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 16) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers featured in the first night’s concert, held on March 3, 2011. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were Kyle Gann, Louis Andriessen, Agata Zubel, and Janice Giteck. Gann briefly discusses “Triskaidekaphonia I” which is the result of Gann’s desire to finally incorporate the musical equivalent of the number 13 into a composition, something he achieves with the introduction ...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 16; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Music; 21st Century Classical; Chamber Music; Microtonal Music
Downloads: 295
[movies]Other Minds Festival 14: Panel Discussion 1 - Other Minds
OM 14 got started with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with Bent Sørensen, Chinary Ung, and Ben Johnston, whose works were to be heard during the first concert, held on March 5, 2009. Sørensen discusses how he has incorporated aspects from one of his operas into two of his more recent compositions as well as commenting on the challenges of writing for a piano trio...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; New Music
Downloads: 166
[movies]Other Minds Presents: Something Else: A Fluxus Semicentenary // onscreen Q & A - Other Minds
On Friday September 15, 2011, Other Minds presented a screening of a selection films by and with Fluxus artists George Maciunas, Dick Higgins, Ben Vautier, Nam June Paik and more. After the films, Charles Amirkhanian moderated a Q & A session in the theatre with Alison Knowles and Hannah Higgins, joined by filmmaker and program curator, Peter Esmonde. The screening and Q & A (under very dim lights) took place at the Sundance Kabuki Cinemas in San Francisco...
Keywords: Lecture; Panel Discussion; Other Minds; Fluxus; Alison Knowles; Hannah Higgins
Downloads: 684
[audio]Other Minds Festival 11: Panel Discussion 3 - Other Minds
Panel discussion with John Luther Adams, Billy Bang, & Evan Ziporyn, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. The composers discuss the pieces to be played in the following concert.
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 11; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 33
[movies]OM 18: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
The first concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on February 28, 2013, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured performer’s, recorder player Bolette Roed, accordionist Andreas Borregaard, and violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen of the Danish based Trio Gáman; bansuri flute virtuoso G...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 18; Lecture; Panel discussion; electronic; world music; folk music; ragas
Downloads: 218
[audio]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
The 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the first night’s concert, held on March 4, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage was, Clemens Merkel, first violinist of the Quatuor Bozzini, Swiss composer Jürg Frey, and vocalist and composer Lisa Bielawa. Frey describes the inspiration and structure of the minimal, microtonal composition which was to be heard later in the evening, while Clem...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 15; Music; New Music; Lecture; Panel Discussion
Downloads: 109
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 17: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
The 17th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 17) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the first night’s concert, held on March 1, 2012. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were composers Øyvind Torvund and Simon Steen-Andersen, along with Anders Førisdal, guitarist with the night’s featured ensemble, asamisimasa. The Danish composer Steen-Andersen tells the audience about his childhood fascination with all types of sounds, before ...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 17; Music; New Music; Avant-Garde; Mixed Media; Chamber Music
Downloads: 146
[movies]Other Minds Presents: Something Else: A Fluxus Semicentenary - Other Minds
Something Else: A Fluxus Semicentenary, was a three day event honoring the past half decade of Fluxus, a loose association of like minded conceptual and performance artists. The series of events, which included a selection of films, a radio program, and a live performance, was sponsored by Other Minds, and held in San Francisco from September 15 - 17, 2011. The last day featured live performances of a selection of iconic Fluxus works by some of its founding and/or more famous artists...
Keywords: Other Minds presents; Fluxus; Performance art; Conceptual art; Inter-Media art
Downloads: 209
[audio]New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 3, Ruth Crawford and her Milieu - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 99
[audio]Other Minds New Music Seance I: Concert III - Other Minds
On December 3, 2005, Other Minds presented for the first time three concerts of new music summoning the spirits of composers past and present, in the spiritual setting of Bernard Maybeck's Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco. The following selections are from the 8:00pm concert, "TOWARDS THE FLAME". Alexander Scriabin Vers la Flamme (1914) Johanna Magdalena Beyer Dissonant Counterpoint Nos. 5, 7, 8, (ca...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Concerts; New Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 1,107
[audio]Other Minds Festival 11: Panel Discussion 1 - Other Minds
Panel discussion with Phill Niblock, Daniel Bernard Roumain, Michael Nyman, & Seth Josel moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. The composers discuss the pieces to be played in the following concert.
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 11; Lecture; Panel Discussion; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 71
[audio]Other Minds Festival 15: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 - Other Minds
The third night of the 15th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 15) began with a panel discussion with the composers whose works were to be featured in that night’s concert, which was held on March 6, 2010. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian on stage were, Gyan Riley, who is known for his guitar playing as well as composing, minimalist composer Tom Johnson, and violinist, composer, and indy rock personality Carla Kihlstedt...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 15; Music; New Music
Downloads: 85
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 17: Panel Discussion & Concert 3 - Other Minds
The third and final concert of the 17th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 17) began with a panel discussion with some of the composers and performers featured in the night’s concert, held on March 3 2012. Joining moderator Charles Amirkhanian were composers Tyshawn Sorey, Lotta Wennäkoski, John Kennedy and Ken Ueno, as well as video artist Johnny Dekam. Tyshawn Sorey talks about his very early interest in becoming a musician and how his style of playing has been influenced by his exposure...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 17; Music; Panel Discussion; Improvisation; New Music; Mixed Media; String Quartets; Percussion music
Downloads: 118
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 19 Panel Discussion and Concert 1 - Other Minds
The first concert of the 19th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 19) was held on February 28, 2014 in the newly inaugurated SFJazz Center in San Francisco. With a bit of the old, the new, and the old made new again, the concert included three eclectic compositions by composer Mark Applebaum: one featuring synchronized hand gestures combined with electronically processed vocalizations, another aleatoric piece for instrumental ensemble and projected graphic score, and an installation that was p...
Keywords: panel discussion; music; new music; electronic music
Downloads: 20
[audio]Other Minds Festival 12: Day One - other minds
Panel Discussion and Concert One for Friday, December 8, 2006: The twelfth Other Minds Festival kicked off with this panel discussion (track 1), moderated by Charles Amirkhanian and featuring composers Per Nørgård, Peter Sculthorpe, and Daniel David Feinsmith, (Maja Ratkje was sick with the flu and missed this pre-concert discussion). Per talks about the origin of the name of his Quartet No. 10 for strings, “Høsttidløs”(Harvest-Timeless)...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; OM 12
Downloads: 935
[audio]New Music Seance 2008: Concert No. 1, Birds in Warped Time - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 118
[audio]Other MInds New Music Seance II: Concert III - other minds
Concert III: Sleepwalker's Shuffle [8:00pm] Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2007 New Music Seance Concerts featured five hours of hypnotic solo piano music performed by Sarah Cahill, or on the eerily disembodied Yamaha Disklavier, with additional spirit raising interludes by the Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmerman violin-piano duo. Held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church i...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Concerts; New Music; 20th Century Classical
Downloads: 787
[movies]Other Minds Presents: An Interview with Rhys Chatham - Other Minds
Charles Amirkhanian interviews composer Rhys Chatham before a select audience gathered at a private residence in San Francisco on June 8, 2013. Chatham was visiting the Bay Area to attend a special preview event held on June 7, 2013 during which several of his compositions for guitar ensemble were presented, and which served as a teaser and fund raiser for the then upcoming performance of his “A Secret Rose,” a work scored for 100 guitarists...
Keywords: Other Minds; Rhys Chatham; Interview; A Secret Rose; Avant-garde; Popular music
Downloads: 108
[movies]Other Minds Presents: Alan Hovhaness Centennial Celebration - Other Minds
Other Minds celebrated the 100th anniversary of the birth of Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000), a prolific but under-appreciated composer and pioneer of "multi-cultural" music, on March 13, 2011, at the First Congregational Church of Berkeley, CA. Over the course of his career, Hovhaness studied his own Armenian ancestry, and also the musical cultures of India, Japan, and South Korea, traveling extensively to research the traditional music of those countries...
Keywords: Other Minds; Alan Hovhaness; Music; 20th Century Classical; Piano Music
Downloads: 1,155
[movies]OM 18: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 1, 2013, began with the traditional informative panel discussion featuring many of the nights composers and performers. Joining Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian on stage was Dohee Lee, Mattias Petersson, Anna Petrini, and Craig Taborn. The Korean composer and performance artist Dohee Lee talks about her home on Jeju Island and how her work is inspired by her grandmother’s risk...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 18; :Lecture; Panel discussion; New music; 21st century music; Electro-acoustic; Recorder music; Electronic music; Piano music
Downloads: 219
[audio]Other Minds Presents: Henry Cowell: The Whole World of Music, Concert One - Other Minds
On November 12, 2009, at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley, CA, Other Minds presented the first of two concerts dedicated to the music of Henry Cowell. Born in nearby Menlo Park in 1897, Cowell began his musical career as a concert pianist, and is perhaps best known for pioneering such “ultramodern” performance techniques as “tone clusters,” in which the arms are used to play a number of notes simultaneously, and the direct manipulation of the strings of the piano, in a ma...
Keywords: Other Minds; Henry Cowell; Music; New Music
Downloads: 142
[movies]Alan Rich on interviewing Pierre Boulez - Other Minds
Charles Amirkhanian interviews music critic, and former KPFA Music Department Director, Alan Rich, at his home in Los Angeles, California. In this interview, recorded on October 21, 2009, just six months before Rich’s peaceful passing on April 23, 2010, Amirkhanian asks Rich to recall the events that led to the historic, first American broadcast interview with the French avant-garde composer Pierre Boulez on KPFA in March of 1958...
Keywords: Interview; 20th Century Classical; Music; Musical Criticism
Downloads: 322
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 18: Panel Discussion & Concert 1 - Other Minds
The first concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on February 28, 2013, commenced with an engaging panel discussion moderated by Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian. Joining Charles on stage are the concert’s featured performer’s, recorder player Bolette Roed, accordionist Andreas Borregaard, and violinist Rune Tonsgaard Sørensen of the Danish based Trio Gáman; bansuri flute virtuoso G...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 18; :Lecture; Panel discussion; world music; folk music; 21st century classical
Downloads: 96
[audio]Other Minds Festival 11: Panel Discussion 2 - Other Minds
Panel discussion with Fred Frith, Sudhu Tewari, Maria de Alvear, moderated by Charles Amirkhanian. The composers discuss the pieces to be played in the following concert.
Keywords: Other MInds Festival of New Music; OM 11; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 21
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 1: Concerts & Panel Discussions - Other Minds
The first concert of the very first Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 1), was held on November 4, 1993 at the Yerba Buena Center in San Francisco. It featured world premieres of compositions by Conlon Nancarrow and Julia Wolfe, as well as performances by Trimpin, Beth Custer and a selection of songs by kora master Foday Musa Suso with some added help from Philip Glass. This groundbreaking inaugural concert of new music began with “Contraption No...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 1; californialightandsound; music; lecture; panel discussion; world music; new music; mechanical instruments
Downloads: 94
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 14: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of OM 14 was held on March 6, 2009. The program began with Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director, Charles Amirkhanian, moderating a panel discussion with the evening’s featured composers Dobramiła Jaskot, Catherine Lamb, Linda Catlin Smith, and Chico Mello. Jaskot discusses the spatial qualities of her music and address the question if it is distinctly Polish in nature. Lamb then talks about her particular interest in different timbres and the pleasure of composing lo...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival; OM 14; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Music; 20th Century Classical; New Music; Avant-Garde
Downloads: 187
[movies]New Music Seance 2008 : Reflections on Ruth Crawford with Judith Tick (video) - Other Minds
Summoning the specters of musical forbears, and channeling the spirits of their successors, the 2008 New Music Seance Concerts featured a marathon of performances by pianist Sarah Cahill, and the dynamic violin/piano duo of Kate Stenberg and Eva-Maria Zimmermann. The concerts were held in the intimate, candle lit setting of the historic Arts & Crafts styled Swedenborgian Church in San Francisco on December 6, 2008...
Keywords: Other Minds; New Music Seance; Lecture; Panel Discussion; Ruth Crawford; 20th Century Classical; New Music
Downloads: 282
[audio]Other Minds Festival 12: Day Three - other minds
Panel Discussion and Concert for Sunday, December 10, 2006: Charles Amirkhanian moderates a panel discussion with the composers featured in the third concert of OM 12. Markus Stockhausen and Tara Bouman describe the various techniques they will use in their performance of compositions, improvisations and intuitive music. Ronald Bruce Smith talks about his String Quartet No. 2 “Nostalgia” and Peter Sculthorpe along with didjeridu player Stephen Kent discuss the process involved in writing a p...
Keywords: Other Minds Festival of New Music; Music; New Music; 20th Century Classical; OM 12
Downloads: 1,105
[audio]Other Minds Festival: OM 18: Panel Discussion & Concert 2 - Other Minds
The second concert of the 18th Other Minds Festival of New Music (OM 18), held on March 1, 2013, began with the traditional informative panel discussion featuring many of the nights composers and performers. Joining Other Minds Executive and Artistic Director Charles Amirkhanian on stage was Dohee Lee, Mattias Petersson, Anna Petrini, and Craig Taborn. The Korean composer and performance artist Dohee Lee talks about her home on Jeju Island and how her work is inspired by her grandmother’s risk...
Keywords: Other Minds; Other Minds Festival of New Music; OM 18; Lecture; Panel discussion; new music; recorder music; electro-acoustic; electronic; 21st century music
Downloads: 89
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